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Vietnam transport sector could cut emissions by 20 pct with int'l support

Vietnam's transport sector could reduce emissions by 20 percent with adoption of certain policies that boost public and rail transport, a report says.

Complete Hanoi, HCMC airport runway repairs by November: government

The government has directed that runways and taxiways at the Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports be completed by November.

Saigon plans $292 million underground shopping complex

A VND6.4 trillion ($292 million) underground shopping complex near the iconic Ben Thanh Market is scheduled to begin operations in 2021.
September 08, 2019 | 11:09 am GMT+7

Vietnam to build $1.3 billion expressway in Mekong Delta

A state-owned construction company is planning to build a 155 km (96 mile) expressway through the Mekong Delta using ODA and public funds.
September 08, 2019 | 08:02 am GMT+7

Foreigners involved in 500 road accidents a year in Vietnam

Carelessness and lack of knowledge of traffic laws are to blame for traffic violations by foreigners, according to senior police officers.
September 07, 2019 | 08:11 pm GMT+7

Japanese students overcharged by Grab driver

A Grab driver allegedly charged a group of four Japanese students VND2 million ($86) for a VND192,000 ($8) ride in Hanoi last Saturday.
September 05, 2019 | 11:26 am GMT+7

Saigon metro lines see completion dates pushed back, again

HCMC's first two metro routes will be delayed yet again, a recent progress evaluation report submitted by the city transport department indicates.
September 04, 2019 | 09:55 am GMT+7

Hanoi airport taxiway to close for repairs

A taxiway will be closed for repairs at Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport from September 11 to 16.
August 31, 2019 | 07:46 am GMT+7

Truck drivers use expressway emergency lane as rest area

Lacking rest stops, drivers in southern Vietnam have taken to using an expressway's emergency stop lane to take a nap.
August 30, 2019 | 08:14 am GMT+7

PM greenlights $310 mln HCMC-Dong Nai bridge

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the construction of a bridge connecting HCMC and Dong Nai Province at a cost of VND7.2 trillion ($310 million).
August 29, 2019 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

Car rental firm Hertz returns to Vietnam

U.S. car rental company Hertz has returned to Vietnam with a franchisee set to begin services in Saigon.
August 28, 2019 | 09:25 pm GMT+7

Metro trains delivery to take another four months

The arrival of the first train for Hanoi’s second metro line has been delayed to next July, instead of March, as previously announced.
August 26, 2019 | 04:02 pm GMT+7

Ride-hailing firm Grab plans major investment in Vietnam

Ride-hailing firm Grab is set to invest “several hundred million dollars” in Vietnam where the company sees its next major growth market.
August 26, 2019 | 08:55 am GMT+7

Vietnam Railways wants $107 mln to fence crossings, prevent crashes

Vietnam Railways is seeking VND2.5 trillion ($107 million) to erect barriers at all places where rail tracks and roads intersect, legally and otherwise.
August 22, 2019 | 11:00 am GMT+7

14 transport projects to begin this year

Fourteen rail and road projects costing VND15 trillion ($645.45 million) will start this year and be completed by 2021.
August 21, 2019 | 04:31 pm GMT+7
 
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